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BETHLEHEM, West Bank (RNS) Pope Francis travels to Jerusalem later this month to meet with Patriarch Bartholomew I, head of the Eastern Orthodox Church. But many hope his off-script message might revive moribund peace talks.


  1. God’s kingdom or heavenly government will be the ONLY source of peace for people of all nations through its Prince of peace, Jesus Christ, during his upcoming millennial rule. This cannot be accomplished by man, evidently.